It’s been a little more than a year since the unprecedented refugee crisis started provoking discord among the EU member states and fuelling a rise in xenophobia and feeding the far-right.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel appeared as resolute as ever about the decision to take in hundreds of thousands of refugees. It has been one year since she first declared “we can do this”.
But the reality is different. On the one side, the Eurosceptic governments of the new EU member states reacted negative...

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